As an associate from the Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party, this politician served for thirty years (1978 to 2008) as third Chief executive from the Maldives. After departing office, he moved his politics allegiance towards the Intensifying Party from the Maldives. Though given birth to in Malé, Maldives, he was raised mainly in Egypt. He analyzed at both Al-Azhar University or college as well as the American University or college in Cairo. Through the 1970s, he was imprisoned for vocally opposing the guidelines of then-Maldives-President Ibrahim Nasir. His relationship to Nasreena Ibrahim led to four kids, including a politician child called Dunya. His dad, Abdul Gayoom Ibrahim, experienced eight wives and over twenty kids. Gayoom was the 3rd Chief executive from the Maldives; Mohammed Hassan was the 5th.